Aug 2015 - Historic England - Pride Of Place

13 August 2015 by Pure Radio

Historic England are asking the public to submit information about lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and queer history.

Under the Rainbow has been chatting with Rosie Sherrington, who is a Social Inclusion and Diversity Adviser at Historic England, and the Manager of the Pride Of Place project.

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Under the Rainbow - 18th October 2012

18 October 2012 by Pure Radio

Thursday 18th October 2012: The lifestyle guide for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community in Stockport. Under the Rainbow keeps you updated with everything going on in the borough and beyond. Listen for details of local groups, unmissable gigs, the latest news and have a laugh with our quiz.

Under the Rainbow also heard about how gay men can remove historic convictions that relate to gay sex that are now illegal.

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Oct 2012 - Removing Historic Convictions

18 October 2012 by Pure Radio

Homosexuality was decriminalised 45 years ago in the UK.

From the beginning of this month, gay men have been allowed to apply to have historic convictions removed from their criminal record.

This applies to offenses that are no longer illegal today.

Under the Rainbow spoke to Andrew Gilliver from the Lesbian and Gay Foundation.

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Most Notorious: John Bradshaw

30 April 2012 by Pure Radio

John Bradshaw is one of the most historical figures to be born in the borough, presiding over the trial of King Charles I.

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